Tell Congress: this is our climate moment
August 12, 2021

Congress has a historic opportunity to show climate leadership by including major climate investments in the upcoming reconciliation package. To succeed, they must include:

  • a strong Clean Electricity Standard
  • targeted investments in environmental justice and frontline communities
  • an end to fossil fuel subsidies, and
  • a Civilian Climate Corps creating good jobs


Show your support by telling your Senators to act now! Make a call and tell your friends. Visit call4climate.com for call-in information and talking points to share.

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Author Bio

Jonathan Lawson

Digital Communications Manager, Climate Solutions

As Digital Communications Manager, Jonathan uses online tools to extend the reach of Climate Solutions programs, and to expand the community of people and organizations working together for clean energy and sustainable climate policies. He serves as managing editor of climatesolutions.org, and oversees our email list communications and social media.

Before joining Climate Solutions in 2014, Jonathan served as Executive Director of the communications rights organization Reclaim the Media, where he played a catalytic role in fueling the growth of a national movement focused on media justice and democratizing media and communications policy. He also spent more than eight years providing communications strategy, digital communications and design to statewide labor organizations including SEIU and WFSE/AFSCME, writing op-eds by day and designing giant puppets by night.

A past board member of the Washington News Council and of Seattle Improvised Music, he is also a veteran of the Independent Media Center movement, and has worked in community radio since 1986; for 19 years he produced the weekly creative music program Flotation Device on KBCS. His articles on media and communications issues have appeared in numerous northwest and national publications. Jonathan holds a masters degree in Theological Studies from Harvard University.